About Final Cut Pro X

Learn more about Final Cut Pro X.


 

How is Final Cut Pro X pronounced?
Final Cut Pro X is pronounced "Final Cut Pro ten".

When was Final Cut Pro X released?
Final Cut Pro X was initially released on June 21, 2011.

Where can I purchase Final Cut Pro X?
Final Cut Pro X is available exclusively from the Mac App Store.

What are the features and system requirements for Final Cut Pro X?
Full system requirements, features overview, and more information on Final Cut Pro X can be found at https://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/.

Where can I get information about graphics card compatibility with Final Cut Pro X?
See Graphics card compatibility for Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, and Compressor 4 for information.

What's new in Final Cut Pro X 10.3?
View the Final Cut Pro X release notes, the What’s new in Final Cut Pro 10.3 section in Final Cut Pro X Help, and the What's new in Final Cut Pro X page.

What media formats does Final Cut Pro X support?
See Final Cut Pro X: Supported media formats for more information.

What cameras and devices work with Final Cut Pro X?
See Cameras supported by Final Cut Pro X for more information.

Are there any support or training and certification resources to help me troubleshoot and learn Final Cut Pro X?
See Final Cut Pro X support resources for complimentary self-help support resources.
See Final Cut Pro X training resources for Final Cut Pro X training information.

Is a trial version of Final Cut Pro X available?
View the About the Final Cut Pro X trial for information and a link to download the free, fully functional 30-day Final Cut Pro X trial.


Can I purchase Final Cut Pro X pre-installed when I buy a Mac?
You can add Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X pre-installed to your Mac purchase when you customize your Mac at apple.com.


On how many computers can I install Final Cut Pro X?

The Final Cut Pro X license agreement states:

“…you have the right to use the Apple Software as permitted by the Mac App Store Product Usage Rules set forth in the App Store Terms and Conditions (http://www.apple.com/legal/itunes/ww/) (“Usage Rules”), and are granted a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive license:

“(i) to download, install, use and run for personal, non-commercial use, one (1) copy of the Apple Software directly on each Apple-branded computer running OS X (“Mac Computer”) that you own or control…

“(ii) if you are a commercial enterprise or educational institution, to download, install, use and run one (1) copy of the Apple Software for use either: (a) by a single individual on each of the Mac Computer(s) that you own or control, or (b) by multiple individuals on a single shared Mac Computer that you own or control. For example, a single employee may use the Apple Software on both the employee’s desktop Mac Computer and laptop Mac Computer, or multiple students may serially use the Apple Software on a single Mac Computer located at a resource center or library.” 

For complete details, view the Final Cut Pro X License Agreement.


How do I purchase Final Cut Pro X in volume for my business or educational institution?

You can buy apps in volume via the Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) for Business or educational institutions.

Can I purchase all of Apple’s Pro Apps in a bundle as a college student, teacher, or educational institution?
Get all five professional applications for video and music at a special price — including Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor, along with Logic Pro X and MainStage with the Pro Apps Bundle for qualifying college students, teachers, and educational institutions.


What documentation is available for Final Cut Pro X?

Get user guides for Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, and Compressor 4.

What technical support options are available for Final Cut Pro X?
View Final Cut Pro X support resources for detailed information.

Where can I get more information about transitioning to Final Cut Pro X from Final Cut Pro 7?
Learn about making the transition to Final Cut Pro X from Final Cut Pro 7.

Where can I get more information about Managing Media with Final Cut Pro X Libraries?
Managing Media with Final Cut Pro X Libraries
Media management overview

Where can I submit product feedback on Final Cut Pro X?
Visit the Final Cut Pro feedback page.

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